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Immigration Specialist (6 month contract) (R1039196) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/7/2019

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Job Description

The Immigration Specialist, US provides support to the Immigration Center of Excellence.  This includes providing a high level of immigration related services to visa holders, green card applicants, internal stake holders, and the internal HR community.  This is an internal immigration role within an HR department. The ideal candidate is looking to gain exposure to HR and immigration, working in complex situations that will give them subject matter expertise for moving into a more senior role.


Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

  • Manage relationship with outside immigration counsel to ensure adherence to compliance, service level standards, and communication.
  • In coordination with the legal team perform detailed review of documents
  • Compile and distribute metrics data
  • Processing visas and green cards, respond to visa inquiries and advise. Provide consultation on the visa process and ensuring compliance, attend site visits
  • Provide immigration regulation updates and its impact to HR Business Partners and internal stakeholders
  • Provide education & coaching on immigration policy and procedures 
  • Communicate with employees regarding their case status and provide assistance with visa stamping, and other documentation and procedures
  • Track and monitor critical deadlines and proactively identify risk and issues
  • Manage I-9 process including initial intake, maintenance, and periodic audits
  • Ad-hoc projects as assigned
  • Responsible for educating stakeholders and employees on the immigration process, compile metrics,

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of 1 year of Immigration and Human Resources experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  • Basic knowledge of US immigration and visas
  • immigration experience at a law firm, HR experience (generalist or coordinator),
  • Provide comprehensive immigration support; which includes processing and managing US visa applications, coordinating the green card process, and responding to immigration related inquiries


Job ID: R1039196